Araeana scrambled back to her feet. She could feel the heat of the fireball closing in behind them. "Holy sh**t!!!" Adrenaline pulsed through her, allowing her to overtake Chikara. She quickly turned a corner and pulled him into an alcove with her, allowing the explosion to pass, leaving them unharmed. She pushed Chikara against the wall angrily. "That is IT! Neither of us is taking another step until you tell me exactly what is going on!"
"A long time ago, but somehow in the future..."